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Rocky Hill - Glastonbury Ferry

Route 160, Rocky Hill, CT
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Rocky Hill
Type: Ferries/ Boats
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A small park on the shore of the Connecticut River, good for spending some quite time, reading and/or eating a sandwich. It has a boat launching ramp and a small store nearby. Good views of the river.

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

If you want to take a trip back in time to experience a more relaxed lifestyle, take the Glastonbury/Rocky HillFerry. It's a beautiful spot on the Connecticut River, serene and picturesque. I recently decided to take it back to Glastonbury on a busy Friday afternoon when Rte 91 North was backed up from the Wethersfield/Rock Hill exit North. It was... More

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New England
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113 reviews 113 reviews
45 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Fun to watch the tug boat maneuver the ferry from one landing across the river to the other landing. There are lots of farm stands on the Glastonbury side and a riverside casual restaurant on the Rocky Hill side. Take the ferry as part of your route to the Dinosaur State Park. For more suggestions on outings in Central Connecticut:... More

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

If you have free time, you could take a look at this Ferry which now a recreational place. Don't visit in winter :-)

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CT
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is the longest operating ferry in the USA. There is a good take out restaurant there. Also it is a great place for early teens to take their bikes. They get to another town on their own!!

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Huntington Beach, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I love coming back to Wethersfield/Glastonbury/Rocky Hill area and all it's scenic historical sights. I grew up here and try to take it all in when I can.

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Hartford, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The place is at the banks of the Connecticut river, oldest continuous running ferry in US. Has a small park and a restaurant. Good place to spend your early mornings or evenings, even has a small place for fishing.

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Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Ferry is oldest continuously running ferry service in the United States. It connects Rocky Hill to Glastonbury across the Connecticut River along Route 160. The ferry can fit 3 cars (sometimes 4 small cars). The wait is usually short, but I have seen it where cars have had to wait in an adjacent parking lot if the access road is... More

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Manchester, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My kids and I recently hopped the ferry from Rocky Hill to Glastonbury and it was very cool! I think it was around$4-5 for my minivan. I pulled on, set the brake, shut it off and hopped out w/ the kids. We enjoyed watching the small tug maneuver the ferry and itself across the river and into dock. For the... More

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
23 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It's the best way to cross the CT river. The deck hands are great. The view wonderful. It is the oldest, continuously operating ferry in the a United States.

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